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2002 MLB First-Year Player Draft

First round selections at the 38th First-Year Player Draft held June 4-5, 2002 in New York. Clubs select in reverse order of their standing from the preceding season. The worst National League team selects first in even years and the worst American League team goes first in odd years. Leagues then alternate picks throughout the rounds.

First Round

No  Pos
1 PittsburghBryan Bullington, Ball St.RHP
2 Tampa BayB.J. Upton, Greenbriar
Christian HS, Chesapeake, Va.
SS
3 CincinnatiChris Gruler, Liberty HS
Brentwood, Calif.
RHP
4 BaltimoreAdam Loewen, Fraser Valley
Christian HS, Surrey, B.C.
LHP
5 MontrealClint Everts, Cypress Falls HS
Houston, Texas
RHP
6 Kansas CityZack Greinke, Apopka (Fla.) HSRHP
7 MilwaukeePrince Fielder, Eau Gallie HS
Melbourne, Fla.
1B
8 DetroitScott Moore, Cypress (Calif.) HSSS
9 ColoradoJeff Francis, British ColumbiaLHP
10 TexasDrew Meyer, South CarolinaSS
11 FloridaJeremy Hermida, Wheeler HS
Marietta, Ga.
OF
12 AnaheimJoe Saunders, Virginia TechLHP
13 San DiegoKhalil Greene, ClemsonSS
14 TorontoRuss Adams, North CarolinaSS
15 New York-NLScott Kazmir, Cypress Falls HS
Houston, Texas
LHP
16 a-OaklandNick Swisher, Ohio St.1B
17 PhiladelphiaCole Hamels, Rancho
Bernardo HS, San Diego, Calif.
LHP
18 Chicago-ALRoger Ring, San Diego St.LHP
19 Los AngelesJames Loney, Lawrence Elkins HS
Missouri City, Texas
1B
20 MinnesotaDenard Span, Catholic HS
Tampa, Fla.
OF
21 Chicago-NLBobby Brownlie, RutgersRHP
22 ClevelandJeremy Guthrie, StanfordRHP
23 AtlantaJeff Francoeur, Parkview HS
Lilburn, Ga.
OF
24 b-OaklandJoseph Blanton, KentuckyRHP
25 San FranciscoMatt Cain, Houston HS
Germantown, Tenn.
RHP
26 OaklandJohn McCurdy, MarylandSS
27 ArizonaSergio Santos, Mater Dei HS
Hacienda Heights, Calif.
SS
28 SeattleJohn Mayberry Jr., Rockhurst HS
Kansas City, Mo.
1B
29 HoustonDerick Grigsby, Northeast Texas CCRHP
30 c-OaklandBen Fritz, Fresno St.RHP
Acquired picks: a–from Boston for signing Johnny Damon; b–from NY Yankees for signing Jason Giambi; c–from St. Louis for signing Jason Isringhausen.

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